Cocker spaniel dog breed information facts advice. Between 12 9 and 15 5 kg.
They are very active dogs and love to swim.
Working cocker spaniel weight uk. There are two distinct types of cocker spaniel in the uk and they are really quite different. Cocker spaniels are very happy dogs always keen to learn and please their owners which makes them easy to train. Prior to the 1870s the only requirement for a dog to be classed as a cocker spaniel was that it needed to weigh less than 25 pounds 11 kg although breeders separated the cocker from the king charles spaniel which remains a smaller breed of spaniel.
According to its size the weight of the cocker spaniel male at 3 months should be between 5 5 and 6 5 kg. At 6 months the cocker spaniel male weighs on average between 10 kg for the smallest individuals and 11 9 kg for the largest individuals. People who are interested in field sports will be most familiar with the working field cocker but the show bench cocker has his origins in the same place.
Best of breed edited by derek shapland published in 2008 by pet book publishing company ltd pet owner s guide to the cocker spaniel by frank kane published 1999 by ringpress books cocker spaniels today by joyce caddy published 1995 by ringpress books cocker spaniels an owners companion by jennifer lloyd carey published. Gives an accurate indication of how inbred a dog is. The average for the cocker in the uk is 9 6 but there are many working dogs with a higher figure than this.
Black white tan or brown or a mix of any of these. Working cocker spaniel health problems. The general divide was a weight of 25lb.
Cocker spaniels are very popular dogs. This maximum weight limit remained on the cocker spaniel until 1900 with larger dogs being classed as springer spaniels. Give your 24lb cocker a good dinner and it could become a field spaniel overnight.
How much must a cocker spaniel male at 1 year. Their flat silky coats come in a variety of colours. Growth of cocker spaniel male.